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Consequences of War | D-Day 360: Chapter 5

Learn about the massive logistical effort it took to supply the Allied forces from the beachhead at Normandy as they marched overland to Berlin, and understand the cost of war for the town of Bedford, Virginia, which lost more soldiers per capita during the invasion than anywhere else in the United States. Though the beaches near Vierville-sur-Mer had been captured, the ports in the rest of Normandy were not in Allied hands, forcing the Allied forces to construct floating ports and station them on Omaha Beach. Finally, surviving relatives of the Bedford Boys explain how their families coped with the loss of loved ones during war.

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